Ottawa Geotechnical Group

About OGG

The Ottawa Geotechnical Group (OGG) represents geotechnical engineers and geo-scientists in the national capital region and is sanctioned as a local chapter by the Canadian Geotechnical Society. The OGG includes about 200 members representing civil, geotechnical and environmental consulting engineering firms; municipal, provincial and federal government organizations; academia as well as a strong student contingent. The Group offers a forum for these practitioners and scientists to network through our monthly professional development series, student forum and banquet.

Upcoming Events



The Kingston Section of the CGS Announces their June Speaker

Presentation: Soil, Toil and Trouble: the 60 Minute Lawsuit
Speakers: Neil S. Abbott and Louis-Pierre
Date: Tuesday, June 20 th , 2017
More details here.

Membership or Sponsorship

Interested in becoming a Member (25$) or Sponsor (250$)? Send us an email and mail a cheque payable to Ottawa Geotechnical Group. Membership/Sponsorship runs from September to August.

OGG Mailing List

If you wish to keep up-to-date with the OGG and receive announcements about upcoming events, you can join our mailing list by following this link. You can also get information through our RSS feed.

Contact Us


Sponsors 2016-2017

  • AGAT Labs
  • BGC Engineering
  • CCC Geotechnical and Environmental Drilling Ltd.
  • George Downing Estate Drilling Ltd
  • George W. Drummond Ltd.
  • Geosolv Foundation Solutions
  • Geosynthetics Systems
  • GKM Consultants
  • Maxxam Analytics
  • Paracel Laboratories Ltd.
  • Strata Drilling
  • U.S.L.-1 Underground Service
  • Willms and Shier